Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) Expected to Announce Earnings of $1.11 Per Share

Equities research analysts expect Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) to report earnings of $1.11 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for Home Bancorp’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $1.04 to $1.16. Home Bancorp reported earnings per share of $1.01 during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 9.9%. The company is scheduled to report its next earnings results on Tuesday, October 26th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Home Bancorp will report full year earnings of $4.93 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $4.84 to $4.98. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the business will post earnings of $3.45 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.02 to $3.74. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of analysts that cover Home Bancorp.

Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 26th. The bank reported $1.34 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.14. Home Bancorp had a net margin of 36.08% and a return on equity of 13.43%.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Home Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 8th.

HBCP traded up $0.14 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $36.86. 1 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 19,137. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $36.95 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $37.43. The company has a market cap of $318.69 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.20 and a beta of 0.78. Home Bancorp has a fifty-two week low of $22.71 and a fifty-two week high of $39.84. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08, a current ratio of 0.97 and a quick ratio of 0.97.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 20th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 9th were issued a dividend of $0.23 per share. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, August 6th. Home Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is currently 32.06%.

In related news, Director Chris P. Rader acquired 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 10th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $36.87 per share, with a total value of $36,870.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. 6.70% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of HBCP. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its position in shares of Home Bancorp by 102.3% in the 1st quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 3,493 shares of the bank’s stock worth $126,000 after buying an additional 1,766 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in Home Bancorp by 11.5% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 472,173 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $17,023,000 after purchasing an additional 48,707 shares during the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC lifted its position in Home Bancorp by 17.1% in the 1st quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 23,148 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $834,000 after purchasing an additional 3,372 shares during the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC lifted its position in Home Bancorp by 12.3% in the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 120,475 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $4,343,000 after purchasing an additional 13,235 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Martingale Asset Management L P bought a new stake in Home Bancorp in the 1st quarter valued at about $430,000. Institutional investors own 39.79% of the company’s stock.

About Home Bancorp

Home Bancorp, Inc is a holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services. It offers customer deposits, repayments of loans, repayments of investments, and funds borrowed from outside sources. The company was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Lafayette, LA.

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